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    Gymnasts facilitated for Singapore success

    Staff correspondent | Updated at 12:15am on March 09, 2020

    Bangladesh Gymnastics Federation on Sunday accorded a reception to the medal winners of the 16th Singapore Open Gymnastics 2019 at the Dhaka Club. A eight-member...

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    Bangladesh Women’s Sports Association under scanner

    Wahid Ullah Bakul | Updated at 11:09pm on March 07, 2020

    Though Bangladesh got many successes at international level through female athletes of different disciplines, Bangladesh Women’s Sports Association failed to a significant role in their...

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    Italy closes sports events to fans until April over virus fears

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 11:21pm on March 05, 2020

    Italy ordered on Wednesday that all major sporting events be held behind closed doors until April 3 as the country grapples with the deadly coronavirus...

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    10,600 athletes to join Bangladesh Games

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:16pm on March 05, 2020

    Around 10,600 athletes from across the country will take part in the Bangabandhu Bangladesh Games, confirmed Bangladesh Olympic Association officials during the logo and mascot...

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    Japan mulls torch relay changes

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 11:35pm on March 04, 2020

    Japan will adjust the Olympic torch relay set to begin this month ‘as necessary’ to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, organisers said Wednesday,...

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    Sports complex for specially-abled athletes

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:50pm on March 01, 2020

    Specially-abled athletes of the country are likely to get their own sports complex in the city’s Sher-e-Bangla Nagar area following their big success in the...

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    Olympic champ Sun Yang banned for 8yrs

    Agnece France-Presse . Lausanne | Updated at 10:50pm on February 28, 2020

    China’s triple Olympic swimming gold medallist Sun Yang has been found guilty of refusing to give a doping sample and banned for eight years in...

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    Athletics reverts back to BNS

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:17am on February 28, 2020

    Athletics would return to rundown Bangabandhu National Stadium track for the upcoming Bangladesh Games in April, said the officials on Thursday, adding that they had...

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    Tokyo Olympics on as virus hits Japan events

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 11:07pm on February 26, 2020

    The Tokyo 2020 Olympics are going ahead, organisers said Wednesday, even as the government called for major events in coming weeks to be postponed, cancelled...

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    Bangladesh handball player Sohan dies in accident

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:20pm on February 21, 2020

    Bangladesh national handball team goalkeeper Sohanur Rahman Sohan died in a road accident in Kusthia at the age of 21 on Friday. Sohan was critically...

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